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Thinking about quitting
Quitting now. 
Finally I have decided. It is time. 
I'm very humble and know that I need help with my nicotine craving.  Has anyone here tried Nicotine Pouches (tobacco-free)? What is your impression?
Thanks and now i will start the fight. 
Last reply: March 15, 2019 @ 6:40 am
  • Lucille Brown
    Quit 1,548 days ago
    March 14, 2019 @ 7:12 am
    anita, I'm not sure that these tobacco pouches are safe to use or if they've been approved by the Canadian Drug Agency.  I would talk to my doctor or pharmacist first to discuss the possibility of alternate products.  I congratulate you on your decision to quit and I sincerely hope that you'll take full advantage of the forum to help you.  If you need more information give the quit coaches a call at 1-877-455-2233.  The call and the service is free.  In the meantime read the prior posts to get some good tips on how to start and cut down on the amount you smoke so that when you do decide to quit, it will make it a little easier on you.  Let us know your decision as we'd love to help in any way we can.  Best of luck, Lucille.
  • D
    Denise McDonald
    Quit 488 days ago
    March 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am
    never used the pouches but I am currently on the patch and zyban and find that the cravings are not as severe as when I tried to quit without them
  • j
    Quit 831 days ago
    March 14, 2019 @ 11:01 am
    Anita_k, welcome to the forum and congrats on the decision you have made to quit.  I have never tried a nicotine pouch, but it does not sound like something that might be that useful.  You might want to talk to your pharmacist or Dr. but we will be here to help guide you through the quitting process.  Good luck.
  • QuitCoach Melissa
    Quit 3,348 days ago
    March 15, 2019 @ 6:40 am
    Hi Anita, congratulations on your decision to quit.  As others have mentioned, it is best to consult with your healthcare provider about empirically-based treatments like nicotine replacement therapies or medications.  The nicotine replacements are available for free for BC residents by visiting your local pharmacy and discussing the options with the pharmacist, they will be able to help you choose a safe option for you.